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StanChart posts strong results but coronavirus, economic headwinds to hamper profit growth

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Standard Chartered booked a robust 46 per cent jump in annual profit but warned a key earnings target would take longer to meet as the coronavirus epidemic adds to headwinds in its main markets of China and Hong Kong.

[HONG KONG] Standard Chartered booked a robust 46 per cent jump in annual profit but warned a key earnings target would take longer to meet as the coronavirus epidemic adds to headwinds in its main markets of China and Hong Kong.

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